Trainers, the Pokemon Go’s Hoenn Celebration event will begin on January 19, 2021, featuring new shiny forms, bonuses, Gen 3 Pokemon will be spawning more often in the wild, hatching from Eggs, and will appear in Raids.
The event will begin on January 19, 2021, at 10 AM and will end on January 24, 2021, at 8 AM local time. During this time, players will see the following features.
- Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Taillow, Loudred, Nosepass, Aron, Meditite, Roselia, Carvanha, Numel, Baltoy, and more will be appearing more frequently in the wild.
- Shiny Aron
- The following Pokemon will be hatching from 5 km Eggs: Skitty, Aron, Corphish, Lileep, Anorith, Bagon, and Beldum.
- Enjoy event-exclusive Field Research tasks that reward Stardust and lead to encounters with Pokemon such as Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Aron, Plusle, Minun, and Wailmer.
- The following Pokemon will be appearing in raids:
1-star raids: Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Ralts, Aron, and Bagon
3-star raids: Breloom, Mawile, Grumpig, Spinda, and Absol
5-star raids: Kyogre and Groudon
- Complete the Hoenn-themed Collection Challenge during the event by collecting Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, Nincada, Nosepass, Aron, Plusle, Minun, and Bagon to receive three Silver Pinap Berries, XP, and an Incense. Head on over to the Today View to track your progress.
- Evolve Metang (the evolved form of Beldum) during the event to get a Metagross that knows the previously Community Day-exclusive attack Meteor Mash.
- Event-exclusive Timed Research will be available! Complete the Hoenn-themed Timed Research tasks to earn the following rewards:
1. Catch two Kyogre to earn 10 Kyogre Candies.
2. Catch two Groudon to earn 10 Groudon Candies.
3. Catch 30 Pokemon to earn 30 Poke Balls.
- Complete all the Timed Research tasks to encounter a Rayquaza that knows the exclusive Charged Attack Hurricane, as well as earn 3,000 XP and a Silver Pinap Berry. If you’re extremely lucky, you might encounter a Shiny Rayquaza.
- A free bundle featuring three Remote Raid Passes to help you challenge Kyogre and Groudon will be available in the in-game shop from Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. to Monday, January 25, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. PST (GMT −8).
Niantic and Pokemon Go announced the next, Johto Region Celebration event from January 26 until January 31.